The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 87 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £321 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £425 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +88.88%
SQL DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1433 1147 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.75% 93.79% 91.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 609 430
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 78
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - -
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
3 17 (58.62%) T-SQL
4 15 (51.72%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) Finance
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (20.69%) QA
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) Windows
10 4 (13.79%) .NET
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
11 3 (10.34%) Change Management
11 3 (10.34%) Toad
11 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (6.90%) ODBC
12 2 (6.90%) ITIL
12 2 (6.90%) Citrix
12 2 (6.90%) Migration
12 2 (6.90%) Replication
12 2 (6.90%) VMware
12 2 (6.90%) Clustering
12 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (6.90%) Data Guard

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Toad
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ODBC
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Replication
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) OOD
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Northgate
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